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voters support governor brown's tax hikes. 59% of likely voters favor the ballot initiative that would temporarily raise the sales tax and tax high wage earners. california faces a budget deficit of $16 billion. >>> governor brown is starting an investigation. the ap says only 40% of the 15 million collected so far has gone to anti terror programs. they were supposed to get 85%. and almost none has gone to pay for scholarships from children from california who lost their parents in the attacks as was supposed to happen. the rest was reportedly used to reduce the state's budget deficit or to pay for other budget items. >>> the california high speed rail process has a new boss, he's jeff morales. morales has previously worked on president obama's transition team. morales said he was honored and looked forward to working on the high speed rail project. >>> it appears more drivers acted responsibly this memorial day weekend. that is down from 119 arrests made at the same time last year. two fatal crashes were reported over the weekend the same as last year. >>> a player on the san jose s
the protests. >>> the highway patrol says sheila maloski seen here in the brown outfit was driving just south of the golden gate bridge on may 12 when she hit two vehicles and just kept going. officers say moloski had a blood alcohol level higher than .08%. she was the target of protest last october for her disciplinary methods at polimer elementary school. she forced children to eat in the basement and gave demerits for bathroom trips. >>> police say 22-year-old jose lombreros was speeding last friday when he hit a round about and then a tree. his girlfriend, a recent college graduate killed and his son is now in critical condition. >>> a woman takes action when she sees a wheelchair slip off a dock. how that man is doing now. >> these people are not >>> young girls are inundated with images of flawless faces and thin physiques but these images are not always real. gasia mikaelian tells us about how girls are dealing with these pages. >> reporter: it's not just the pages of teen magazines that are glossy. everywhere you look you see glossy lips and thin physiques. miranda remembers pouring o
not revealed the man's authorities or the extent of his injuries. >>> governor jerry brown is proposing a pay cut for state employees. as ken pritchett reports closing the gap will mean millions of the dollars in addition cuts. governor brown's second look at the budget revealed almost nothing but bad news. >> it's a difficult budget, and it reflects the fact that revenues are lower than we expected. the governor says half of the solution to closing a $15.7 billion deficit will come from gaps. they include 5% from state worker pay, saving $402 million in part by shortening the workweek. medi-cal would be cut by $396 million. in home support services will cut $99 million. >> we're going to have to cut deeper. by cutting alone really doesn't do it. >> california voters have rejected the last seven proposed statewide pay increases, they're going to reject them once in november as well. >>> if the governor's tax plan fails he says more cuts will occur, 90% targeting schools. >> this is an addition two weeks. >> reporter: nothing can be done for schools without new revenues. >> i hate the cuts the
wife and daughter to survive a plane crash this weekend. ryan brown is a sacramento firefighters and was piloting the cessna and he says he came upon a storm. when he felt himself dropping, he put it nose first to try to gain some speed. >> it was a choice because i could see the terrain and if i would have nosed the plane in we wouldn't have walked away from it. >> reporter: the browns called for help using their cell phone, the three are in stable condition with back, neck and head injuries. >>> a man accused of three sexual assaults in san francisco's mission district is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow. 32-year-old fredrick dozier jr. was arrested back in january after police received a tip from the public. prosecutors say this surveillance video helped them identify dozier as the suspect. they say he is responsible for three sexual assaults from june to december of last year. investigators say each attack was more violent then the last with the last victim choked to the point of becoming unconscious. >>> in eight minutes, san francisco's suspended sheriff, what he sai
with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. mom, we're dying. no you're not, you're just hungry. make some totino's pizza rolls. we don't have any! front... left, totino's. [ male announcer ] well done mom! less drama, more fun! totino's pizza rolls. >>> on average every day 10 bay area patients undergo hernia surgery using a device we discovered is fraught with problems. we investigation surgical mesh. we want to warn you some of the images in tonight's special report may be difficult to watch. >> reporter: the sacramento prison guard could not lift his kid's rocking horse or even bend over after routine hernia surgery left him in agony. >> it started causing painings -- pain and the pain was progressing. >> reporter: his surgeon had used surgical mesh. >> i'm willing to pay anything just to get rid of the pain because i was depressed. >> reporter: on painkillers he was unable to work until one doctor diagnosed it. >> that doctor practices here in las vegas. and is one of the most outs
that number at 16 billion. if there is any encouraging news it's that brown and the legislative analysts expect the state's economy to improve by the end of the year and the facebook ipo will help. especially if the stock price goes up. >>> and coming up in nine minutes a produce recall. the problem found in some lettuce. >> and now to sonoma where a woman and two dogs died after her car went off the road. the car was found along the lakeville highway shortly before 4:00 p.m. it had been under water for hours. a 60-year-old woman was pronounced dead. at this point the highway patrol hasn't identified her or figured out how the accident happened. >>> the napa coroner has identified the 56-year-old who was struck while riding his bike last night. alfredo hernandez was riding a car drifted on to the shoulder and hit him. the driver, a 20-year-old told officers she may have fallen asleep at the wheel. >> now to the east bay where police in dublin arrested an attorney today for that hit and run crash that killed a bicyclist on tuesday night. the attorney is identified as a 32-year-old spenc
jerry brown joined san francisco major ed lee to mark the anniversary and unveil a new visitor's pavilion. guests of honors included relatives of men who helped make the bridge a reality during the height of the depression. chris kohn thinks of the bridge as a family member. her grandmother was the designer of the bridge. strauss grew up hearing stories about her uncle. >> i feel a strong connection to san francisco even though it's been distant all these years. >> it connects all of us and wherever we are around the world, people say, you know how about the golden gate bridge. >> reporter: the party continues this weekend with a festival along christie field and fireworks lighting up the bridge and the san francisco sky on sunday night. in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> ktvu.com has a slide show of historic photos, click on the golden gate for complete anniversary coverage. >>> the state senate approved a bill that would ban employers from asking for social networking passage. the bill by leland yee now go to the assembly. it would make it illegal for
jerry brown is reportedly telling state employees to be prepared for hefty cuts. there is a $9 billion cap to fill. >>> a fierce dust storm called a haboob swept through tucson, arizona today. the national weather service said wind speeds are up to 50 miles per hour with stronger gusts. it moved north of tucson, heading to phoenix where forecasters warned of hazardous driving conditions. there were no reports of injuries or major damage. >>> temperatures have cooled off a bit tonight. a little cooler than last night at this time. the fog is gone from the cost. it's going to try to reform later on tonight. there is a wind, a north gradient keeping the fog south of the area. that will lesson tonight, and the fog will try to slip in like it did this morning underneath that. either way, we're looking for a beautiful day for your thursday. tomorrow looks a lot like today in terms of temperatures. less cloud cover at the coast. lots of mid-80s inland, and lots of 70s right around the bay. as we go into the bay area weekend, it's going to be warmer. tomorrow is thursday, like today. saturday
brown says a shorter school year could be in the works if his tax plan fails in november. he would allow them to dut school by three weeks. >> it's difficult. all of a sudden, have you a random furlough day, amend you have to arrange childcare. >> many california public schools are already in the red. the state says 188 schools may fall short of their financial obligations this school year and next. >>> a san francisco supervisor is creating a stir tonight after he says he used a ouija board to consult the dead before voting on an issue. rita williams tells us whether this was a joke, political theater, something that happens only in san francisco, or perhaps all of the above. >> reporter: something new under the dome of san francisco city hall. decision making by ouija board. >> it is out there. >> ouija board involved in politics sounds very weird to me. >> reporter: we went to city hall to shine the light on ouija gate. the supervisor saying he used a ouija board to contact assassinated gay supervisor harvey milk to see if milk approved of the navy naming a ship after him. >> i should
officials are pushing people to take public transit. the party starts tomorrow when governor jerry brown speaks at the bridge's 75th anniversary dedication ceremony. in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu news. >>> ktvu.com has more details on this weekend's celebration. just look for the golden gate tab at 75 right there on our home page. >> facebook unveiled a new camera app for the iphone. the app can be downloaded from apple's i tunes store. users can use fillers, crop or tilt pictures and share them on facebook. the app is similar to instagram. >>> facebook stock closed up for a second day in a row. almost a week after the company had the biggest tech ipo in history, facebook stock was up 3.2%. >>> a seventh grader from hayward has beaten some of the smartest kids to make it to the top three of the national geography bee. >> i'm going to say this is one of the most exciting moments in my life. >> he attends christian school in fremont. the competition started with 4 million students taking part in local competition across the country. >>> they came to sacramento from the bay area w
wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. mom, we're dying. no you're not, you're just hungry. make some totino's pizza rolls. we don't have any! front... left, totino's. [ male announcer ] well done mom! less drama, more fun! totino's pizza rolls. >>> san jose police have arrested an assistant principal at leyland high school on charges of unlawful sexual contact with a minor. police booked joseph jon reghitto. the school principal and another administrator have been placed on leave pending the outcome of an investigation. >>> also tonight we have learned a 6-year-old boy injured in a san jose house fire has died. tuesday's fire was in the coyote creek condominium complex. the boy died this morning in a south bay hospital. the fire also killed a woman in her 50s. her husband is still hospitalized. another child a 12-year-old boy was pulled to safety by his uncle. >>> the tricked out dorm room of a freshman in uc berkeley has been seen by hundreds of
brown hair and hazel eyes. >>> baseball commissioner bud selig said it's up to bud wolf to decide whether he wants to reconsider moving the team. the giants are balking at the idea of having the a's head to the south bay where the giants hold territorial rights. the a's would need the approval of major league baseball if they were to leave oakland. >>> the parks are austin creek, jack london state historic part and sugar loaf ridge all of which are in sonoma. both napa valley in napa and china camp in marin, the nonprofit california state parks foundation says it has received grants of more than $300,000, the money will save the parks from planned closures due to state budget cuts. >>> plans by an indian village to open a casino calls for 3,000 slot machines and card games at the casino. >>> the music world is mourning the loss of the woman known as the queen of disco. donna sommer died after a battle with cancer. debra villalon is live where fans are also remembering the singer. >> reporter: donna somm er songs, and there are many are playing. and people have been up and dancing
. the forecast from lao, if voters approve governor brown's tax hikes. the figures from the lao assume that the price of the stock will hit $45 within 6 months. >>> with a potential tuition hike on the agenda, protesters disrupted a meeting of the board of regents in sacramento today. >> about 15 demonstrators kept the board members from going into a closed door session for about 15 minutes around noon. no arrests were made. the protesters say they're outraged the university of california is considering a 6% tuition increase. if the state slashes education funding. san francisco fire chief, joanne hayes wright will have to pay up. a judge ordered the chief to resume payments to her ex- husband. she had been paying him $3,300 a month. she earns about $300,000 a year as fire chief. >>> firefighters say they're having a tough time putting out a fire in arizona that has already destroyed three humans near a historic mining town. the gladiator fire has burned 2,000 acres since it broke out on sunday. so far, the fire is only 5% contained. the town of crown king was evacuated earlier this we
beliefs. that bill now goes to the state senate. >>> governor brown delivered signatures. a competing pan turned in signatures a few days ago. the governor said his plan would put the state on the road to recovery. >> for more than a decade the budget has been screwed up, an incredible mess, bringing down our credit rating causing a lot of anxiety and uncertainty. >>> the governor's plan would raise 25-cents on sales tax to those who make $250,000 or more a year. >>> the price of oil is going down but the price of gas here in california is still going up. analysts say prices may still go up another 20-cents. inventories are at their lowest levels in years. here in the bay area at least three refineries are undergoing may -- maintenance which has slowed protection. >>> in news of the world tonight in syria, two huge car bombs exploded in demascus killing at least 14 people. suicide bombers detonated the first bomb then as people gathered a second explosion. the initial target was an army station. >>> officials showed the wreckage of a plane that slammed right to the side of a mountain. th
they can be made. governor jerry brown along with his welsh corgi announced he's going to give the campaign a little more time. money from the sales of the plates will go toward free or low cost spay or neuter programs. >>> the dog who was rescued after being dragged from a pickup last week is doing much better. he's living with a woman who fosters dogs as he recovers from surgery. he will be acommented out in about 4 to 6 weeks. the humane society may need a lottery to decide his new family. because so many people want to give him a loving home. >>> welcome back. a few light showers showing up in far northern california. those showers are headed our way by the time they get here they will be light in basically how they fall. we'll see very light showers by afternoon in the peninsula area and south towards san jose. right now, you can see a few clouds out there. you don't see the clouds, but you can see it's not raining. by tomorrow at this time, we'll have a few clouds, and maybe sprinkles lingering in the area. temperatures have been trending down. since the weekend, which was so nice. so
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